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-- the series shifts back to boston at 3:00. plenty more ahead. weather, traffic and all your top stories. >> fox 5 morning newsnow. cti it is 5:00 a.m. for this monday, april 16th. a live look outside right now. hopefully, another gorgeous day like it was yesterday. >> for people waking up in the district of columbia, a holiday for school kids today. so lots of things to be happy about on a monday morning. >> absolutely. >> i'm melanie alnwick. sarah has date off. gwen tolbart is here. >> we felt a little bit of heat yesterday but today, it will be in the picture. a few high clouds outside this morning but they will give way to sunshine by this afternoon as a ridge of high pressure builds in. so don't be too dismayed. you will have no shortage of
sun as we move through into the course of the day. right now, it is 67 degrees at reagan national airport. we've got 66 degrees at dulles. 68 at bwi thurgood marshall and humidity is at 73%. a very light southerly wind but those wind are going to change as we head flu into the day as well. it will be a the bit on the breezy side so be prepared for that. so for today, we are talking a hot, sunny day, humid and a little bit windy. 86degrees is your daytime high. unbelievable. we have get a little bit of change in the five-day forecast but i hope you will get out today. do take heed in the sun and protect yourself at the same time. a little tease of summer from mother nature. d.c. schools, offices and libraries are closed today in
honor of d.c. emancipation day t honors the emancipation act which freed 3100 cleaves in the district. there is a parade from 10:00 to 2:00. we'll go to julie wright now way the bit more on what the traffic is going to look like. >> how is your foot by the way? >> it is getting better. >> are you in the boot? >> no, i'm out of the boot but i'm in physical therapy. you will find the cop struck has been clearing as you work with our way in off the west off of 66. no problems to report westbound blake lane. the roadway remains blocked. dominion power on the scene. they help to have everything reopened by 6:00 a.m. 66 itself good to go. no problems to report leaving fair oaks headed inbound towards the capital beltway. no trouble spots to report here south on 207 leaving 109 head the for the lane divide. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. imetraffic. new this morning, more than 100 people are without power
after a car crashed into a pole. the accident happened on oakton road in fairfax early this morning. car ran into the utility pole snapping it right in half. dominion virginia power is on the scene and they hope to restore power sometime between now and 8:00 a.m. virginia tech is commemmorating the fisk anniversary of the deadly mass shooting. a ceremonial candle was lit in honor of the 32 victims on campus at midnight. it will remain lit for the entire day. hard to believe it has been five years since these horribly frightening images. there will be a candlelight memorial and vigil at any time. the campus massacre the deadliest shooting by a single gunman in u.s. history. president obama is now speaking out about the secret service prostitution scandal. up to a dozen agents and some military personnel were sent home from the military summit
even before the president arrived. we get the latest now from fox 5's sherry ly live at the white house. >> reporter: president obama has returned from the summit of meshes amid calls from congress to launch their own investigation into this prostitution scandal. eleven secret service agents and five military service members are accused in this scandal that erupted over a dispute over payment between a prostitute and secret service agents. president obama addressed the issue for the first time during a press conference with the colombian president. the agents are accused of bringing prostitutes back to their rooms at the hotel. although prostitution is legal in colombia, the president said he expects a full investigation and secret service says there will be zero tolerance for misconduct. >> what happened here in colombia is being investigated by the director of the secret service. i expect that investigation to be thorough and i expect it to
be rigorous. if it turns out that some of the allegations that have been made in the press are confirmed, then, of course, i'll be angry because my attitude with respect to the secret service personnel is no different than what i expect out of my delegation that is sitting here. >> reporter: those secret service agents have now been put on leave. as we said earlier, they were sent home from the summit before the president arrived. now, the president is back home and will have to deal with this issue a scandal that mir calling the worst in secret service history. back to you. >> the prostitution allegations are clearly clouding the president's success on colombia's free trade agreement. president obama made the announcement in this joint news conference with the colombian president. it kicks in one month from today and the president said it will support thousands of u.s.
jobs and give colombia a market for exports. clean-up efforts are under way in kansas, oklahoma, nebraska and iowa after a string of deadly tornadoes. more than 100 tornadoes touched down across the south central u.s. in the plains over the weekend. in oklahoma, the dan russ storm has left at least five people dead and a dozen more hurt. the tiny town. thurma iowa was hit by an f-2 tornado. in kansas, the damage is in the hundreds of millions statewide. >> the weather made a brushfire at holiday point marina very tough to fight. anne arundel county fire officials say they got call sunday afternoon. first unions saw how the win was taking the flame away from them and immediately called in for backup. it took two hours and 94 firefighters but, in an unpredictable way, the wind actually ended up helping the property ores by pushing the flames way from their property. in the end, an outbuilding
burned and three boats were damaged but no one was hurt. a disgraced former major league baseball play ware second chance to clear his name. plus, he confessed to the worst terrorist attack in norway's history. will he explain why he did it during the trial? we are checking more headlines as we continue. air wick has partnered with the national park foundation so you can experience the spirit of these national treasures in your home. the national park collection. something in the air wick.
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federal officials from the general services administration begin the first of four congressional hearings. the agent sis under the microscope for organizing a laugh inconference in las vegas that cost taxpayers more than $800,000. the latest twist involved the head of the gsa who organized the event in las vegas when the agency already owned a facility suitable for a large conference. >> we are looking at getting to the truth and to how widespread this is. our questions for neely and others will have to do with not just this one event but about the culture at the gsa and how we change t we believe he should able to answer some of those questions. >> neely's attorney says her client may not show up for the
hearing since he plans on pleading the fifth. he fifth. jury selection begins today in the retrial of roger clemons. the trial is under way of the man who confessed to the worst terrorist attack in norway's history. anders behring breivik faces charges of terrorism and premeditated murder. he has admitted to setting off a bomb and going on a deadly shooting spree last summer. breivik is expected to testify for days. >> he is expected to explain why he carried out the attacks that killed 77 people. the key issue to be resolved is his mental state. that will determine whether he is sent to prison or into psychiatric care. this one very scary. the taliban proving they are a
force to be reckoned with, launching coordinated attacks on several cities inform kabul, workers at the u.s. embassy were ordered to duck and cover as gunshots and rocket- propelled grenades fire went off. at parliament, some lawmaker actually took to the roof to fire back with their own weapons. a taliban spokesperson says we are strong and we can attack anywhere we want. thirty-six insurgents were killed as well as eight policemen and three civilians before the attack ended just three hours ago. we have plenty of sunshine in our forecast. with, it lots of heat. i'll have the details on what you can expect for your day coming up. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be back after the break.
>> i don't know. >> we are famous for dancing during commercial breaks on the weekend. good for see you, my friend. you are talking hot weather again, right? >> we are talking hot weather. it was a really nice day yesterday. today will be even warmer than it was yesterday. brace yourselves, get ready. break out the sunglasses and the sunscreen. break out the moves in you want to dance. there you go. nothing like dancing in the hot weather. try to stay cool. make sure you drink plenty of water in this weather. we have a few high clouds this morning across the area. ridge of high pressure will help us out by clearing the clouds out of the way and we'll end up with nice sunshine as we move through into the course of the afternoon. it will be bright skies all the way around. take a look at current temperatures. 65degrees right now at reagan national airport. unbelievable for this time of the morning. you can see where the dividing line is here. we've got the warmer air here. this is the dividing line where
we have the cold front moving through. ahead of that, that is where the line of storms is now. this entire area from the great lakes to the coast of texas still under the gun for some pretty strong storms today. still you can see some pretty heavy rainfalls in here and a left lightning as well. as we go back to the weather maps, the jet stream a big player in this. you can see the line of the jet stream is pretty much where the frontal system is. hot, hazy and humid along areas of the east coast. stormy and cooler in the midsection of the country. for us we are talking no shortage of sunshine as we head to 80 today. i wouldn't be surprised to seat temperatures in the upper 80s. i am expecting us to be here in the city at about 86 degrees. we have the rj of high pressure moving its way in -- we have the ridge of high pressure moving its way in. we could see a little bit of the winds, breezy this afternoon, 10 to 15 miles per
hour. 86degrees and a little bit of humidity kicking in there too. we cool down tomorrow because that cold front will cross our area. behind it, some cooler air. i showed you the difference in the temperatures on the national map. we are headed to 76 for tomorrow and an upper level disturb's could bring us a few showers by hump day on wednesday at 70 degrees. even in the 70s, the low 70s, we are still above the seasonal average. we should be about 67 degrees. a far cry from where we're headed today at 85 degrees. let's check in with julie wright now. this is a lady that loves having to put on the sunscreen. >> i love this kind of weather. i love it nice and hot. i'll take this over snow any day of the week. lanes are open northbound 395. an easy job as you work your way northbound leaving 395 headed up and across the 14th street bridge. the beltway looks great between
annandale and merrifield. still busy cleaning up the wreck from westbound blake lane before you reach 123. outer loop of the beltway looks great. no problems to report leaving university boulevard headed over towards 270. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. a handful of best buy employees are waking up this morning to some bad news. company has now confirmed the remaining 42 stores it plans to close and has notified those who work at the locations. two stores shutting down in our area are the following. the best buy in landmark mall in alexandria and the one in fredericksburg. those stores are expected to close at the beginning of may. a northeast d.c. man is paralyzed. police are still looking for the man who shot him. albert grenage was the rite-aid pharmacy manager when a man came in and robbed the store. he is hospitalized. his mother is recovering from lung cancer.
the whole family is trying to find a police to live now. we have a report. >> the guy shouldn't have -- he didn't really have to shoot my son. he could have got the money and just walked away. >> reporter: that is denise's son albert standing at the cash register, a pistol pointed right at him. the still unidentified gunman would eventually shoot the 30- year-old hospital manager who remains hospitalized tonight. >> i don't know why people are so cruel. they just have to do things like that and got my son paralyzed. >> reporter: he is a 31-year- old frank sinatra of two children including a 3-month- old baby girl. he is just that type of person. he don't let nothing get him down. what that incident happened, he was glad it wasn't none of the workers who got shot. >> reporter: the gunman is still on the loose, police
hoping one of you can put a name to this guy's face. >> it is an african-american man around 50 years old. he was wearing a red hooded sweatshirt and black pants and a khaki hat. >> reporter: denise and her family are going through a rough patch. she has battled lung cancer. family's home in northeast washington is in foreclosure. >> i believe in people helping and i know that there is help for this family. >> reporter: deborah harrison is a long-time family friend. >> we want the family, when he comes home from the hospital, to go back into the family unit home so all of them can heal together and i feel he will be able to one day walk again with the support of everyone believing in him. >> reporter: bob barnard, fox 5 us n. an exciting day tomorrow for our area as the space shuttle discovery makes one final voyage. >> it is bittersweet news for some other people. that is next. we'll be right back. it's kind of a big deal. to find nutritious and gluten-free cereals my whole family actually loves?
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and you are looking at a live picture right now of the washington monument, the u.s. capitol, hard to see them right there but they are the brightest shiny objects on the far left and right of your screen. tomorrow, the space shuttle discovery will fly piggyback on a jet over the washington skies. >> but a new home near dulles airport means floridians have to say good-bye. tiffany teasley reports this morning. >> reporter: visitors flock to
the kennedy space center to say their final farewells to the shuttle discovery before its last departure. >> the last good-bye will be watching it go up the beach when they do the beach fly-by. we are looking forward to that. that might get a little teary. it is history. >> reporter: history headed to its final home. the retired shuttle discovery rolled out of the vehicle assembly building and is being place ad top this mod fight 747 jumbo jet. >> it is bittersweet. i know a lot of people in the space program and we'll miss this era. >> reporter: armed with cameras and cell phones to capture the piece of history, those on the discovery tour took it all in for the last time. >> i've been froofing the shuttle for over 20 years. -- i've been photographing the shuttle for over 20 years. >> we went get to see discovery but we'll see atlantis here right on site so that will be a
part it was. we'll get up to washington, d.c. to go to the smithsonian and tea it again. >> reporter: as for viewing the final fly-by, officials at the kennedy space center space complex say there is a couple of different ways to catch it. >> we were able it provide this opportunity for guests to see the shuttle landing facility itself and watch as discovery flies out. there will be viewing of the flight-out from the visitor complex in the rocket garden. >> the count downis officially on. people in the d.c. area wril be able to spot the shuttle between 10:00 and 11:00 tomorrow morning. -- will be able to spot the shuttle between 10:00 and 11:00 tomorrow. >> discovery is expected to fly near a handful of landmarks like the national mall and national harbor. an early morning car crash means lights out no some people in our area. >> plus, sherry is following
good morning again. it is 5:30 this monday, april 16th. tax day falls on a sunday and since today is emancipation day in the district, last-minute filers have two extra days to get tax returns in. this year, the deadline is tomorrow, april 17th. >> because of emancipation day, by federal law, d.c. holidays do affect tax deadline in the same way that federal holidays would giving taxpayers that extra day. so, as we said before, another reason, mondays, a lot of people like to complain about mondays but this one maybe not so bad. >> no one will complain about getting extra time to file your taxes but there might be some complaints about how hot it gets today. >> some people really like the heat and humidity and others are like, i don't know if i want all that. we have sunshine and a nice day. yesterday was a nice day as. we take a look at our highs from yesterday. 38degrees at reagan national
airport. dulles kicked in at 83. bwi thurgood marshall, 86 degrees. a few high clouds across the area air ridge of high pressure will clear those clouds out as we move into the afternoon. currently 65 degrees at national airport. humidity, 7 #% at this hour of the morning so you know where we're headed by the time we head into the afternoon hours. elsewhere, some temperatures for you. we have 70 degrees at quantico. 64degrees at hagerstown. 70 at annapolis. 63 at martinsburg. 65degrees at bwi thurgood marshall. for today, it will be sunny, hot, mix in a little bit of humidity in there just to make sure you realize that it is not all good. the wind will pick up this afternoon from the southwest 10 to 15 miles per hour. could be a little gusty at times. we are talking a daytime high of 86 degrees. i wouldn't be surprised if our counties well to the south of
d.c. get a little closer towards the upper 80s today. >> i bet in some of these schools they probably don't have the air conditioning turned on yet. >> that is very true. >> don't you think? >> i would hope it is just a switch. >> or a window. >> not putting the bowl of ice behind the fan. >> they might have turned it on. they had some 08-degree days in -- some 80-degree days in march. let's get to julie wright now. >> southbound 59, 295, lanes are open coming inbound this morning. you will find 395 look good in the hov lanes and the main line as you travel northbound up and across the 14th street bridge. that's a check of your fox 5 on-timetraffic. etraffic. and new this morning, more than 100 people are without power after a car crashed into
a pole. the accident happened on oakton road in fairfax, virginia early this morning. the car ran into the utility pole snapping it in half. dominion virginia power is on the scene and do hope to restore power sometime between 6:00 and 8:00 this morning. the eastbound lane on blake lane will handle traffic headed both east and westbound. today mark five years since the virginia tech massacre. a ceremonial candle was lit in honor of the 32 people killed on campus at midnight t will remain lit for the entire day. there will be a candlelight vigil and memorial later tonight. governor bob mcdonnell is expected to speak. the campus massacre is a deadliest shooting by a single gunman in u.s. history. and in our big story, new details on the secret service scandal. president obama says he wants a thorough and rigorous investigation ever allegations that agents engaged with prostitutes during this weekend's official trip to
colombia. for more, we turn to fox 5's sherry ly live near the white house. >> reporter: good morning. the president has returned from the summit of the americas but not before addressing this prostitution scandal for the first time. congress too is calling for its own investigations and the president said, if these allegations are true, he would be angry. the secret service agents and military service members are accused of bringing prostitutes back to their hotel room. it has raised concerns that such a security breach could put the president at risk. the algazes involved 11 agents and five military personnel. the scandal erupted over a dispute about payment between a prostitute and secret service agents. it happened before the president's arrival in colombia for the summitt of the americas. the president's personal secret service detail was not involved and the security was not compromised. while prostitution was legal in columbia, the president says this is not the kind of behavior he expects.
>> we're representing the people of the united states and when we travel to another country, i expect us to observe the highest standards because wear not just representing ourselves. we're here on behalf of our people -- because we're not just representing ourself. we're here on behalf of our people that. means we conduct ourselves with the utmost dignity and probity. >> reporter: the agents involved were interviewedded back here in washington over the weekend. they have been put on administrative leave and if these allegations are true, they could be reprimanded and even fired. that is the latest outside the white house. back to you. the secret service scandal is overshadowing the president's diplomatic success. the pros locked in a major free trade deal with colombia on the last day of the summit and the
president is praising it saying it includes protections for workers and the environment t goes into effect may 15th but some unions are not happy with the trade agreement with colombia. kansas, oklahoma, nebraska and iowa all reeling from a string of deadly tornadoes. more than 100 tornadoes touched down across the south central u.s. and the plains over the weekend. in oklahoma, the dangerous storm has left at least five people dead and a dozen more hurt. the tiny town. thurma, iowa has been hit by an f-2 tornado. a county in wichita, kansas has been declared a disaster area. bridge county police on the lookout -- prince george's county police on the lookout for whoever stabbed two teenages are in brandywine. they say it happened on saturday night when a group of teens crashed a house party on poplar ridge road. two motorcyclists are dead
after two separate accidents on the same road in manassas over the weekend. the first fatal crash happened saturday morning on joplin road near park headquarters road. the second was last night at the intersection of joplin and aden roads. joplin road was closed down for part of the evening during the investigation. new developments in syria as the cease-fire continues. >> up next, we'll have details of who just arrived in syria as we check more headlines. we'll be right back. ight back. i've discovered gold.
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new shelling in syria as a half dozen u.s. observers arrive in the capital. reporter says the syrian troops are shelling the neighborhood. twenty-five emwere killed yesterday. the ongoing violence is raising doubts about the syrian president's promises to abide by a u.n. cease-fire. north korea's new leader speaking out if the first time in public since taking control of country. this time, during a ceremony honoring his grandfather. tens of thousands of people gathered in pyongyang's main square to celebrate the 1 ounceth anniversary of the birth of kim il sung, the
country's founder. he said the era when wh nuclear arms could be used to threaten his country, quote, forever over. people all around the world commemmorated the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the titanic. several crews ships held memorials at the disaster site this past weekend, some 400 miles off the coast of newfoundland. some exhibitions included artifacts recovered from the site of the wreck. the wreck. the southwest d.c. heritage organization held a titanic memorial event on saturday. into-foot tall historical images of the ship and its passengers went up on the side of a condo building. at darkness fell at waterfront park, the group lit more than 1500 luminaries, one for each of the people on the trip.
the weekend was full of sunshine. it was more like summer, wasn't it. shorts, tank tops everywhere. should we expect more of the same today. >> up next, gwen has our forecast and julie is checking traffic. we'll be right back. -dad, why are you getting that? -that's my cereal. is there a prize in there? oh, there's a prize, all right. is it a robot? no. is it a jet plane? nope. is it a dinosaur? [ laughs ] [ male announcer ] inside every box of heart healthy cheerios are those great tasting little o's made from carefully selected oats that can help lower cholesterol.
taking a look over the horizon of washington, d.c., things are starting to wake up this morning in northwest. we thank you for waking up with us on this april monday morning. >> happy monday to you. tax day is looming. we'll talk about that in just a moment. first, let's talk about this hot weather. >> we had a really warm day yesterday and today, it gets even warmer. you will think it is summer outside. reality check will come later in the week. let's enjoy it while it is here. mother nature is serving up a very warm day for us and another thing she is serving up is sunshine. it will be really bright skies. not so bright as we start out this morning. we have a few high clouds but not too much to be too concerned with. they will be out of the way as we move through into the course of the afternoon hours. temperatures right now, 57 degrees at manassas. fredericksburg at 68 degrees. we've got 65 at d.c. and 65
degrees at baltimore while annapolis is at 70 degrees. as we head up the mid-atlantic, take a look. boston, 64 degrees. the 116th boston marathon. they will have a very warm afternoon. they are headed to about 87 for a daytime high. by the time those runners are out there, this will be about 70 degrees. we've got a lot of warmth that will be moving its way up from the south. even here, a chance still of some severe weather kicking up along that line. some pretty strong thunderstorms as well as a lot of rainfall. this is all so, wade frontal system and that frontal system is going to move its way through to the east into the course of the next day or so. 56-degree at d.c. right now. humidity is my main point. 78% at this hour of morning. we'll see humid conditions this afternoon. big temperature rise for us as we head to the mid-80s. it will be hot, humid and hazy out there.
so be prepared. so for today then, our high will be about 58 degrees. you got a southwesterly wind flow 10 to 15 miles per hour. and then for tonight, we are talking partly cloudy skies. still a little bit breezy. southwesterly winds from 10 to 15. our overnight low will be about 63 degrees. here is a lock at the five-day forecast for you. we cool down tomorrow because that cold front is going to move through. we get a little shot of cooler air. so we go about 10 degrees cooler as we head to about 76 degrees on tuesday. an upper level disturbance to bring us some showers by the time we hit hump day on wednesday at 70 degrees. 72 on thursday with sunshine once again but a few clouds click in on friday at 76. today is the day to get out and enjoy t get the sunglasses out. don't forget water. julie, i know you want to be lying out on the deck somewhere. >> is that the advantage of being off work at 9:00 in the morning. on the roads, we do have some serious tie-ups to report. if you are traveling north of 66, we mentioned this last time around. it is westbound blake lane before you reach 123.
it is shut down in each direction between sutton road and germantown road. earlier, a utility fell on top of another vehicle. you will find the westbound lanes of this portion of blake lane remain closed off at this time. eastbound is available for two- with a travel. sky fox is flying this morning. they are heading in that direction. we hope to brpg you a live report from the scene around 6:00. eastbound lanes carrying two- way volume at this time. no problems to report if you are traveling on 395. lanes are open here leaving duke street continuing up and across the 14th street bridge. -- we hope to bring you a live report from the scene around 6:00. later this morning, the world bank is announcing its pick to be the new president of the international financial institution. it is expected to name president obama's choice. we'll find out what happens at
10:00 this morning. the washington caps are back on the ice tonight with a goalie who is red-hot. braden holtby, we'll talk about him. him. >> to get in on the my fox half off deal, go to myfoxdc.com and look on the right side of the opinion. -- right side of thepage.
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dave ross on deck. show it off. >> it is my old marine corps days. i can't get out of that habit. it is so easy. >> no playoff beard so i went with the shortcut. trying to do something for the caps. what an incredible series this has been. bradden holtby has been absolutely unbelievable so far in this playoff series. he can't play any better. let's hope he can. if he can, the caps might move ahead. this is nicky backstrom. he has only played six games
since suffering a concussion back on january 3rd but back now and boy, do they need him. and boom, there is the game winner past timmy thomas. now, when you get nicky backstrom back, alexander semin plays well and alexander ovechkin, if holtby can hang in there, we might just get an upset. don't believe me. list tonight guys. >> both teams battling. that is just playoffs. that is the way it should be. every team, you got to perform and play hard out there. both team are blocking shots, you know, and being tough in front of the net. you describe it as great for the fans. >> everyone here has been in good spirits. i think that was a huge win for our confidence. everyone is a little bit
happier today than after the last game. everyone played well. it got everyone going for tomorrow. >> game three tonight back at the verizon center. i'm going out to catch up on that. our washington nationals suffered a rare loss, first loss of the season at home but maybe there was some home could being going the other way. watch some of these questionable calls. this is in the first inning with two outs. this is an easy roller to short. desmond throws a little bit high but you see that laroche comes down with his foot clearly on the bag. it is not close. he should be out at first base. instead, they call him safe and he continues. next batter, that is strike three, ladies and gentlemen. i mean they can't believe that that was called ball four and
then this is ryan ludwig. is that strike three? ross detweiler thinks so. he about is to walk off the mound. next pitch, grand slam for cincinnati. clearly, two missed calls if not three. the nats did come back to tie it at five but eventually lost in extra innings 8-5. listen to ross de tweiler when asked about the calls. >> i thought he handled himself pretty good. bruce looked like he started walking back to the dugout. we were kind of hollering. that is part of the game. it seemed like we had plenty of chances. >> did you love ross detweiler. >> at first, i thought there was a technical problem. >> very smart. he knows he'll get fined and it
serves you no good with the next umpire if you say this guy has blown every call that is out there. you have to bite your tongue. >> they are doing so well. >> yeah, 7-3. >> sort of like don't rock the boat too much. >> you just normally don't see those three in succession that happened within two minutes that cost you four runs in the first inning. so it was just like what's going on here. what do i have to do to get an out. very excite for the caps tonight. this is a big pivotal game. if you win this one, you have stolen home ice advantage. home ice resides with washington. >> fox 5 doing a lot on this too. >> correct. >> and the bruins are favored. >> they are the defending stanley cup champs for a rope. they are very good but lets asee if we can get them in game three tonight. >> thank you. more of us are brown bagging it at work and it is not just to save money. that is ahead at 6:00 in our
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